IT Manager, Turks & Caicos

An exciting opportunity has arisen and we are seeking an enthusiastic IT Manager to join the team of a luxury resort based in the Turks & Caicos.

The role will be responsible for Information Technology issues, products, software development and services at the property. The successful candidate will provide user training, consultation and support of all property/site systems, network enhancements, hardware and software support. They will also maintain inventory of all hardware products and software licenses, and will review maintenance agreements.

Candidates should have a minimum of 5 years’ experience in Hospitality, Operations, and IT support roles along with minimum of 2 years of Supervisory / Managerial experience. They will also be responsible for the uninterrupted support of all information technology (IT) systems, business and office systems (front and back office software), computer networks, telecommunications, information security, and user support throughout the resort.

A full job description and salary information are available upon application.

If this sounds like a position for you then contact Andrea Shaw at fm@fmrecruitment.co.uk or call on +44 7714 236469 for more information

Management Accountant, London

We are seeking an experienced multi-site, high volume Management Accountant/Finance Manager with at least 1 – 2 years management accounting experience in restaurants or multi-site hospitality.  Excellent career progression in place.

Detailed Duties: Preparing monthly consolidated and individual management accountants for various group companies Preparation of monthly management accounts includes – Reconciliation and checking of underlying data – Ensuring regular month end procedures are executed – Reconciliation of monthly management accounts to weekly sales and cost reports – Reviewing P&L against expectations – Balance sheet reconciliations including detailed accruals and prepayments and the review of such reconciliations by other finance team members – Providing commentary on variance from expectations and other key matters – Generating monthly management account packs and issuing to the Board, senior management and individual restaurant locations. – Assisting the Board, senior management and restaurant managers with management account queries. Preparation of Key Performance Indicators packs across the group along with quarterly/half yearly bonus calculations. Year end closure and preparation of information for auditors and dealing with their queries.

If this is of interest, please get in touch with Andrea at fm@fmrecruitment.co.uk or call on +44 7714 236469, at your earliest convenience to discuss.

Hospitality Payroll Manager, Hertfordshire

Due to a rapidly expanding client base, our client is looking for a trained and experienced Payroll Manager – Hospitality Specialist to contribute to their team’s continuing success.

The role

The successful candidate will be responsible for organising and processing the periodic payrolls for a range of owner managed hospitality businesses. You will liaise with clients at senior and owner level, providing a fully outsourced payroll service for restaurant clients – from set up through to HMRC registration and year end submissions.

This role would suit a payroll specialist who enjoys working with their own client accounts and building client relationships.

This is a new role within the payroll department, so part of the role will evolve with time – out client needs a technically strong individual to take responsibility for scoping some of the role, with the assistance of the Head of Payroll.

Due the success of their  Troncmaster Services department, the company will provide payroll services to various hospitality clients. This is a fast-paced environment whereby deadlines are tight, and we provide additional support to these clients.

Training will be given initially regarding the existing client base and the complexities with the payroll clients. The company are payroll advisors, not just processors, they review client information before entering it into the payroll software to ensure treatment of pay elements is correct and that national minimum wage legislation is met.

Data is received in various formats from rota management systems the clients may have in place. Therefore, we are looking at ways to automate the manipulation of data received to ensure efficiencies within processing time and accuracy of data. You will be involved in implementing the automation processes and working with various team members and their allocated clients.

The company also deals with pension administration for clients whereby relevant personal and contribution data is uploaded to the designated provider. As the client base has grown this has provided some challenges with more complex pension information being required. You will be responsible for streamlining and managing the pension upload process to ensure the contributions are paid over in a timely manner.

For more information or to apply, please contact Andrea at fm@fmrecruitment.co.uk or call on +44 7714 236469

 

Group Management Accountant, London

We are recruiting for a high-profile international owner/operator who is actively expanding throughout the globe.

The position of Group Management Accountant will report to the Group Financial Planning and Analysis Manager.  Due to the nature of the role it will involve an element of travelling from time to time. The role will predominantly involve Management and Financial Accounting, with a strong emphasis on accurate and timely reporting to key stakeholders. The position will require close collaboration with the Corporate Finance Team as well as the Hotel Financial Controllers.

The role will include the following tasks and responsibilities:

  • Preparation, Review and Analysis of weekly and monthly management information
  • Assist in interpreting results and drafting monthly financial commentary for the Executive Committee, Financing Banks and other Stakeholders
  • Assist in challenging financial reports, forecasts and budgets submitted by the hotels; direct and proactive liaison with the hotels
  • Assist in forecasts, budgets and KPI analysis for the Management Board and the Group’s Financing Banks
  • Co-ordination and consolidation of three / five-year plan for Group
  • Co-ordinate budget process
  • Assist the in suggesting and delivering improvements to the format and content of management reports, covering financial information and key performance indicators
  • Prepare financial information for Operational Performance reviews of the Hotels and Corporate Office
  • Assist with the preparations of business plans and feasibility studies for potential new properties to the portfolio
  • Assist with the integration of new properties into the required reporting format
  • Assist with the monitoring and controlling of central revenues and costs

The ideal candidate:

  • Exceptionally strong attention to detail and accuracy
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Commitment to meeting tight reporting deadlines
  • Ability to work under pressure and to organise one’s own work to ensure priorities are delivered on time and expectations of stakeholders are appropriately managed
  • Ability to plan ahead and make sufficient time to quality control one’s own work
  • Superior communications skills to establish credibility with the hotels
  • Enthusiastic, self-motivated and results-driven with good inter-personal skills

For a full job description, please send your CV to Andrea at andrea@fmrecruitment.co.uk and let us know your availability for an initial conversation.

Director of Development Finance, London

Fantastic opportunity to join a growing property group, specialising in development, management and investment within the broader hospitality sector.

This privately owned group is now seeking a Director of Development Finance to assist the Group Finance Director and Development Director to ensure the delivery of new projects on time and within budget, including tracking of debt positions and monitoring of interest payments and deadlines.

The role will also be responsible for ensuring schemes are completed to required standards, in line with brand or true standards.

The group currently has a number of properties under construction with further plans in place for additional projects.

Candidates will have a background in real estate / property finance, ideally within hotels or student accommodation development.

Although the company head office is in London, it is possible for this role to be home based, with occasional visits to the head office.

For more information or to apply, please contact Chris at fm@fmrecruitment.co.uk or call on +44 20 8600 1160

Chief Financial Officer, France

Our client is PE Backed fast growing multi-site hotel and leisure group and are seeking an experienced Chief Financial Officer to join the team.

Working along-side a senior COO and supporting an experienced CEO and President, this is an excellent opportunity to be a part of a new hotel platform going from strength to strength. Candidates must have demonstrated experience in M&A, ideally have a background in Big 4 Accounting with operational multi-site.  Fluent French is essential.

High basic, high bonus and equity on offer.

If you are interested, please get in touch with Andrea at fm@fmrecruitment.co.uk at your earliest convenience.

Management Accountant – London

We are seeking an experienced multi-site, high volume Management Accountant/Finance Manager with at least 2 years UK GAAP or IFRS management accounting experience in restaurants or multi-site hospitality.

Exam qualified CIMA/ACCA/ACA or equivalent or nearly qualified.

Detailed Duties:

  • Preparing monthly consolidated and individual management accountants for various group companies
  • Preparation of monthly management accounts including – Reconciliation and checking of underlying data – Ensuring regular month end procedures are executed – Reconciliation of monthly management accounts to weekly sales and cost reports – Reviewing P&L against expectations – Balance sheet reconciliations including detailed accruals and prepayments and the review of such reconciliations by other finance team members – Providing commentary on variance from expectations and other key matters – Generating monthly management account packs and issuing to the Board, senior management and individual restaurant locations.
  • Assisting the Board, senior management and restaurant managers with management account queries. Preparation of Key Performance Indicators packs across the group along with quarterly/half yearly bonus calculations.
  • Year end closure and preparation of information for auditors and dealing with their queries.

This role also offers excellent career progression.

For more information or to apply, please contact Andrea at fm@fmrecruitment.co.uk or call on 07714 236469

Assistant Financial Controller, West USA

Our client, owner of a luxury hotel group, is seeking an Assistant Financial Controller to head up their accounting team at one of their properties based in West USA.

Reporting to the General Manager and Financial Controller, the on-site head of department will be responsible for overall daily administration of the accounting department and its functions including accurate and timely reporting, including the production of daily reports.

The role of Assistant Financial Controller will oversee the following positions:

  • Financial Analyst/Cost Controller
  • Accounts Payable Clerk/Cashier
  • Night Auditors
  • Warehouse/Service Building Supervisor

Qualifications:

  • Must have strong organizational skills and knowledge of standard filing systems with excellent verbal and written skills
  • Knowledge of or experience with Microsoft Word, Microsoft Outlook, Excel, and Internet
  • Must handle sensitive information in a confidential manner
  • Candidates must also have the right to work in the USA

For more information or to apply, please contact Andrea at fm@fmrecruitment.co.uk or call on +44 7714 236469

Assistant Finance Manager, Luxury Hotel Group

The position of Assistant Finance Manager is a great opportunity for a candidate who enjoys working in a fast-paced environment with a young  and  international  team.  The corporate accounting team are responsible for multiple corporate entities that are based in Germany and Switzerland, and the role offers the opportunity to gain experience in a multiple-entity environment.

  • The position can be home based so relocation is not required but candidates must be able to travel as necessary
  • Candidates should also be fluent in German

 The Primary duties of the role are:

  • To assist in day-to-day finance operations and to provide financial, administrative and clerical services. Providing these services in an effective and efficient manner will ensure a smooth running of the company ‘ s finance function.
  • All corporate bank accounts, processing daily journal entries and reconciliations.
  • Record fixed assets acquisitions in the accounting system at month end, book the monthly depreciation, reconcile the balance in the fixed assets register with the balance sheet, conduct annual reviews of potential disposals and process asset retirements at the end of the year.
  • Monthly inter-company reconciliation of all open receivables and payables and P&L transactions and participate in the entire coordination with the different subsidiaries by reviewing and challenging existing processes and procedures.
  • Prepare monthly and/or quarterly VAT returns for the entities in Germany, Switzerland, U.A.E. and Russia in an accurate and timely manner. This includes reconciling VAT GL accounts to ensure those are in line with returns submitted and that outstanding amounts are being paid or recovered on a timely basis.
  • Review and challenge existing VAT processes and procedures.
  • Provide assistance to the Finance Manager in the supervision and location of tasks to the corporate finance team (5 people), to ensure a smooth and timely execution of all accounting processes and keeping closing deadlines.
  • Help to ensure that the internal control procedures (JCS) are well documented and monitor, train and implement such measures on a regular basis within accounting
  • Assist with annual year-end audit by completing requested reports and documents. Together with the Finance Manager being a main point of contact for the auditors during the annual audit process.

In addition to this, the Assistant Finance Manager will also:

  • Be responsible for the administration of accounting system.
  • Prepare monthly and quarterly statistics for Switzerland and Germany.
  • Ensure that the GL ledger reports are up to date by actively researching and resolving any discrepancies.
  • Prepare monthly, quarterly and year-end closings (including reconciliations and analysis) in a timely and accurate manner.
  • Assist the Finance Manager with organizing the accounting department, maintenance of account ledgers and ad hoc projects.
  • Additional responsibilities and ad-hoc tasks can be added at any time according to the needs of the business and of the corporate office

A competitive salary will be offered for this position.

For more information or to apply, please contact Andrea at fm@fmrecruitment.co.uk or call on +44 7714 236469

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